Govinda M. Davis

Govinda M. Davis


Dinsmore & Shohl LLP
Ohio, U.S.A.

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Govinda focuses her practice on intellectual property law.  Her experience includes counseling clients on all aspects of trademark and copyright law, including court litigation and inter partes administrative trademark proceedings (TTAB proceedings), domain disputes and licensing. She also advises clients through all steps of the trademark application process in the United States and internationally, including selection of a trademark, identifying applicable goods and services, application strategies, and responding to substantive bars to registration. Govinda is also experienced in conducting internet takedowns, implementing anti-counterfeiting strategies and advising clients on advertising guidelines.

Bar Admissions

    New York
    New Jersey

Court Admissions
    U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Ohio
    U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York
    U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of New York
    U.S. District Court for the District of New Jersey


  • Seton Hall University School of Law (J.D., 2012)
    • Intellectual property concentration
  • Northeastern University (B.A., 2007)
    • Political Science
    • Music Industry Minor
Areas of Practice

Intellectual Property | Intellectual Property Licensing | Intellectual Property Litigation | Intellectual Property: Intellectual Property Licensing | Intellectual Property: Litigation | Intellectual Property: Trademark Procurement/Management & Copyright | Litigation | Trademark Procurement/Management & Copyright

Professional Career

Significant Accomplishments

  • Rising Star by YWCA of Greater Cincinnati (2018)

Professional Associations

  • International Trademark Association (INTA)
  • Intellectual Property Owners Association
  • Cincinnati Bar Association – Cincinnati Academy of Leadership for Lawyers (CALL) Class 22
  • Cincinnati USA Regional Chamber
  • LCLD Law School Mentoring Program, mentor